Daniel Pizzata in Robots in Depth #13 Sponsor: Aptomica.com Host: Per Sjöborg

Daniel Pizzata talks about how his passion for modular robotics has driven him to start Modbot, a company building a robotics platform and creating a community. The goal of Modbot is to bring robots out of the research labs and make them accessible to everyone. Host: Per Sjöborg, Robots in Depth #13 supported by […]

Erin Rapacki in Robots in Depth #12 Sponsor: Aptomica.com Host: Per Sjöborg

Erin Rapacki talks about how the FIRST robotics competition was a natural and inspiring way into robotics and onward into her career in robotics. Host: Per Sjöborg, Robots in Depth #12 supported by http://www.aptomica.com.

Erin talks to Per about her work in marketing for several startups. They discuss selling points, including examples from different […]

Dan Kara in Robots in Depth #11 Sponsor: Aptomica.com Host: Per Sjöborg

Dan Kara talks about how a trip to Japan made him start Robotics Trends & RoboBusiness. He also shares his views on what is going on in robotics. Host: Per Sjöborg, Robots in Depth #11 supported by http://www.aptomica.com.

Like many others, Dan found robotics early in science fiction. When he was looking for a […]

Daniel Lofaro in Robots in Depth #10 Sponsor: Aptomica.com Host: Per Sjöborg

Daniel Lofaro talks about how he works very hard to make things easier and how co-robotics, where humans and robots collaborate is the way forward. Bringing cost down cost and better AI is critical for this. Host: Per Sjöborg, Robots in Depth #10 supported by http://www.aptomica.com.

Daniel is Assistant Professor at George Mason University […]

Craig Schlenoff in Robots in Depth #9 Sponsor: Aptomica.com Host: Per Sjöborg

Craig Schlenoff talks about ontologies and the significance of formalized knowledge for agile robotics systems that can quickly and even automatically adapt to new scenarios. Host: Per Sjöborg, Robots in Depth #9 supported by http://www.aptomica.com.

To make robotics systems more agile and easily adaptable to new tasks is very important for robotics to expand […]

Ian Bernstein in Robots in Depth #8 Sponsor: Aptomica.com Host: Per Sjöborg

Ian Bernstein, is the founder of several robotics companies including Sphero. Hi shares his experience from completing 5 successful rounds of financing, raising 17 million dollars in the 5th one. Host: Per Sjöborg, Robots in Depth #8 supported by http://www.aptomica.com.

He also talks about building a world-wide distribution network and the complexity of combining […]

Mel Torrie in Robots in Depth #7 Sponsor: Aptomica.com Host: Per Sjöborg

Mel Torrie, is the founder and CEO of ASI, Autonomous Solutions Inc. He talks about how ASI develops a diversified portfolio of vehicle automation systems across multiple industries. Host: Per Sjöborg, Robots in Depth #7 supported by http://www.Aptomica.com

ASI often collaborates with OEM’s, leveraging already existing vehicles and adding their automation expertise. Mel also […]

Episode 6: Andra Keay

Andra Keay from Silicon Valley Robotics talks about opportunities and challenges for startups in robotics, and what is going on in the robotics community.

In episode 6 of Robots in Depth, Andra Keay talks to our host Per Sjöborg about how her organization Silicon Valley Robotics was formed and what they do. One example […]

Episode 5: Michael Rubenstein

Michael Rubenstein describes how he has taken his robotics research from theory into practice by building cheap and small robots, 1024 of them to be exact.

Michael first talks to our host Per Sjöborg about his PhD research in algorithms for modular self-reconfigurable robots, at the University of Southern California for Dr. Wei-Min Shen.

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Episode 4: Valery Komissarova

Valery Komissarova, Business Development Director at Grishin Robotics, talking about working at an investment company focused on consumer robotics.

In episode 4 of Robots in Depth, Valery describes why the timing for starting Grishin Robotics was just right and shares some of the initial feedback from different parts of the robotics community. She also […]